Full Day Conference Schedule - Thursday June 1st, 2017
|8:00 am to 9:00 am||Continental Breakfast/Registration|
|9:00 am to 10:00 am||Welcome: Dana Dorn, WACYCP Board President|
|Keynote Speakers: Poetry to Renew Your Passion|
|10:00 am to 10:40 am||Poster Sessions/Networking|
|10:40 am to 12:10 pm||Workshop Sessions A|
|12:10 pm to 1:10 pm||Lunch (provided)|
|1:10 pm to 2:40 pm||Workshop Sessions B|
|2:40 pm to 3:00 pm||Wrap Up/Door Prizes/Hand in Evaluations|
Keynote Speakers: Poetry to Renew Your Passion
Be inspired to be the best youth care worker you can be. Listen to one of Milwaukee’s best spoken word poet as he renews your youth work spirit.
Muhibb Dyer has performed all over the U.S. and in 2002 was a finalist at the National Poetry Slam (the nation’s top spoken word competition). Other notable performances include: Def Poetry Jam-Local Finals, MATC Dinner with Geronimo Pratt, Featured in Sing Your Song Documentary of the life of Harry Belafonte, Operation Push - featuring the Rev. Jesse Jackson, Vote or Die Rally - featuring P. Diddy, C-Span appearance at 2004 Democratic Convention. Muhibb Dyer is co-founder of Flood the Hood with Dreams. Wanting to live and teach the messages he brings, Muhibb began a successful campaign to bring the art of the spoken word to inner city youth. He has conducted several seminars and conflict resolution workshops in the Milwaukee Public School system encouraging youth to take responsibility for their futures. Mr. Dyer has also made numerous guest appearances as a motivational speaker for graduation commencement ceremonies as well as other events. A native Milwaukeean, Muhibb began counseling and mentoring youth through various programs while he was still in high school himself.